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Author Blumenthal, Karen.
Title Let me play : the story of Title IX : the law that changed the future of girls in America / Karen Blumenthal.
Pub Info New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2005.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 796.082 Blumenthal     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Young Adult  YA 796.082 Blumenthal     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 152 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.7 6 6 88672
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-146) and index.
Summary Up until the 1970s, if you were a girl, you were told you shouldn't play team sports, or go to college. But, in 1972, Title IX changed that, by ensuring that girls have the same opportunities as boys to participate in sports and classes. But that change did not come without a fight.
Subject Sex discrimination in sports -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Women athletes -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Sex discrimination in sports -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Women athletes -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
ISBN 0689859570
9780689859571
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